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Project: Multifamily use variance Zoning classification: RSA-3 Location: Southwest Philly   Our client had a property in Southwest Philly that was sitting vacant for some time. When he purchased the property, it was easy to tell that it was operating as a four family dwelling, albeit illegally.   We get an abundance of inquiries about properties operating as illegal multi families and what people need to do to legalize their...

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Original Zoning: RSA-5 Seeking: Multifamily variance with 6 units Lot size: 2,556 sqft.   This project was for an RSA-5 → multifamily use variance for a large, L -shaped, rear lot in the East Point Breeze neighborhood. The original application was for 7 units and the final outcome was 6 units.   The zoning classification of the lot was rsa-5. As you can imagine, this posed many issues due to lot...

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